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Egypt, 1900. Kate Whitaker is fourteen years old when she first meets Adam Ellis on her archaeologist father’s dig. They hate each other on sight.

Seven years later, they meet again in London, and this time Kate falls in love with him, only to discover he is more interested in his older, more sophisticated cousin Alice. When Adam returns in Egypt to discuss funding for her
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Kindle Edition, 246 pages
Published December 4th 2015 by The Wild Rose Press (first published 2005)
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Erin
Jul 04, 2016 Erin rated it it was ok
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Jacqueline Farrell’s The Scarlet Queen was marketed as a humorous romance on Netgalley. The cover struck me cheesy, but the lighthearted nature of the piece promised the sort of mental reprieve I’ve craved the last few weeks. I requested a copy, received an ARC almost immediately, and jumped in with what I hoped was an open mind.

The early chapters were amusing and several passages actually caused me to laugh out loud, but th
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Saarah N
Jul 24, 2016 Saarah N rated it it was amazing
An incredibly good book

I adore this book, and regard it as a favourite. The Scarlet Queen is extraordinarily written, and impressively it's not as straight forward as is typical of most romantic novels. Not that this book can be completely described as romantic: for it can be described, in equal measure if not more, as historical fiction, adventurous with a touch of light comedy.

This book tells the history of the Scarlet Queen, considered a myth by some. She's a sort of Egyptian goddess- the
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I was born in London but moved to Colchester in Essex when I was 6. I have worked as a nurse,as a nanny and au pair,in Customs and Excise, finally settling on teaching English and French. I have been writing as a hobby since I was 18, but only got a novel published when I was 45. I also have novels on the Goodreads site under the name Jacqueline Webb.

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